May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii

May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii, and I love it. Even when I am in drought ridden LA. So, I was determined to find some flowers in my neighborhood and make a lei, of the non tropical variety. Which I did. And am glad I persevered. 

It doesn’t smell a fraction of a fraction as good as one with plumeria, but there was definitely something therapeutic about taking a few minutes to string some flowers on some floss, listen to some Hawaiian music, and hope my neighbors weren’t too upset I “borrowed” some bougainvillea. 

Want to make a lei? There’s a plethora of youtube tutorials to the rescue. I promise its easy. And Did I mention how relaxing it is. 

Happy Lei Day. 


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